Sugars

General Information



Read About Foods and Food Components to Reduce (PDF | 967 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

From Chapter 3 of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which addresses solid fats and added sugars in pages 27-29.


View the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load for 100+ Foods

Harvard medical School. Harvard Health Publications.


Get Facts about High Fructose Corn Syrup

International Food and Information Council.


Learn about the Glycemic Index

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT Sports Medicine.


Online Calculators, Games & Tutorials


close-up graphic of a calculator Calcuate Your Daily Carbohydrate Intake

University of Maryland Medicine.


Take the "From Science to Communication: Understanding Fructose, HFSC, and Sugars" CPE Module

International Food Information Council; International Life Sciences Institute, North America.

This self-study module helps health professionals and Registered Dietitians understand the differences between fructose and high fructose corn syrup, and discusses consumer-friendly approaches to communicating about sugars.